Explore the Best of

Cape Cod

& the Islands

Cape Cod LIFE's Annual Readers' Choice Awards

Cape Cod Life's annual Best of awards are the original longest-running readers' choice awards in the region. The categories are awarded based on thousands of votes by those who love and know the Cape & Islands best. So if you're looking for somewhere to grab a bite, do some shopping, or a new place to explore, let this be your guide!

Vote for the Best



Pops on Nantucket aerial

Boston Pops on Nantucket

Nantucket | Nantucket

Espresso Love

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Stuffed animal


Provincetown | Outer Cape
All Cooks Supply interior

All Cape Cook’s Supply

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Raw Bar

Mashpee | Upper Cape

Wicked Thrift

South Yarmouth | Mid Cape

The Black Dog Tall Ships

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard

Home Port Restaurant

Menemsha | Martha's Vineyard

Harbor View Hotel

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Spa interior

Shui Spa

Provincetown | Outer Cape


Orleans | Lower Cape
Pain D'Avignon bread display, variety of cookies

Pain D’Avignon

Hyannis | Mid Cape

PMC Kids Rides

Needham | Upper Cape

Heart of Stone

Sandwich | Upper Cape

Solstice Day Spa

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Cape Kids

HANOVER | Upper Cape

Falmouth Village Holiday Stroll

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Rail Trail

Cape Cod Rail Trail – Lower Cape

Locations | Lower Cape

Puritan Cape Cod-Mashpee

Mashpee | Upper Cape

Truro Vineyards

North Truro | Outer Cape

Morning Glory Farm

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Live music at the Brewster Woodshed

The Brewster Woodshed

Brewster | Lower Cape
Josh's Toy and Games store

Josh’s Toys & Games

Hyannis | Mid Cape